Andrew S. Wechsler, MD, Editor, The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, January 2000–December 2007
Passing the torch
Subdiaphragmatic venous hemodynamics in patients with biventricular and Fontan circulation after diaphragm plication
Fate of the right ventricle after fenestrated right ventricular exclusion for severe neonatal Ebstein anomaly
FloWatch versus conventional pulmonary artery banding
Aprotinin is safe in pediatric patients undergoing cardiac surgery
Critical left ventricular outflow tract obstruction
Early and midterm results in anatomic repair of Ebstein anomaly
Effects of sustained mild hypothermia on neurocognitive function after coronary artery bypass surgery
Insulin treatment enhances the myocardial angiogenic response in diabetes
Phosphorylation and translocation of heat shock protein 27 and αB-crystallin in human myocardium after cardioplegia and cardiopulmonary bypass
Three-dimensional magnetic resonance flow analysis in a ventricular assist device
Feasibility of multimodality therapy including extended resections in stage IVA thymoma
The evaluation of lymph node metastasis by endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration
New simple classification for operated bullous emphysema
Clinical application of infrared thoracoscopy to detect bullous or emphysematous lesions of the lung
Stress distribution on the thorax after the Nuss procedure for pectus excavatum results in different patterns between adult and child patients
Fast sutureless implantation of mechanical aortic valve prostheses using Nitinol attachment rings
Sutureless anastomoses of rabbit carotid arteries with BioGlue
Successful low-energy cardioversion using a novel biodegradable gel pad
Comparison of eight prosthetic aortic valves in a cadaver model
Cusp repair in aortic valve reconstruction
The rationale and design of the Surgical Treatment for Ischemic Heart Failure (STICH) trial
Effectiveness of surgical ventricular restoration in patients with dilated ischemic cardiomyopathy and unrepaired mild mitral regurgitation
RIFLE criteria for acute kidney injury in aortic arch surgery
A saddle-shaped annulus reduces systolic strain on the central region of the mitral valve anterior leaflet
Predictors of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing aortic valve replacement
Mechanical properties and microscopic findings of a Dacron graft explanted 27 years after coarctation repair
Fulminant endocarditis caused by Streptobacillus moniliformis in a young man
Congenital left internal thoracic artery–pulmonary artery fistula used as an inflow for a coronary artery bypass graft
Dilated cardiomyopathy and functional mitral regurgitation complicated with traumatic ventricular septal defect
Aortoesophageal fistula secondary to stent-graft repair of the thoracic aorta after previous surgical coarctation repair
Occlusion of the left coronary ostium by an aortic valve leaflet
Modification of stage II procedure after hybrid palliation (bilateral pulmonary artery banding and ductal stenting) for hypoplastic left-sided heart syndrome
Right minithoracotomy as an alternative approach for endovascular repair of thoracic aortic aneurysm
Laparoscopically harvested omental flap for recurrent tracheoesophageal fistula in a newborn baby
Intrathoracic splenosis
Isolated mediastinal cystic lymphangioma in a child
Transcervical intraluminal repair of posterior membranous tracheal laceration through semi-lateral transverse tracheotomy
Urgent pneumonectomy for metastatic sarcoma
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